Monthly Archives: February 2010

Griffin earns Big 12 honor again (Basketball)

February 23, 2010

For the second time in two weeks, University of Nebraska star Kelsey Griffin of Eagle River has been named Big 12 Player of the Week. The former Chugiak High all-state post player averaged 18 points and 11.5 rebounds last week in a pair of victories for the No. 3 Huskers (25-0). The 6-foot-2 senior collected… Read more »

Bullock has solid showing in loss (Basketball)

February 22, 2010

Anchorage’s Sylvia Bullock did a little bit of everything Sunday for the University of Miami. The South High grad amassed three points, three steals, two rebounds, one assist and four fouls in 25 minutes during a 77-73 loss to Georgia Tech in ACC action. The 6-foot-2 sophomore has played in all 27 games this season,… Read more »

Alaskans keep The Master’s on pace (Basketball)

February 21, 2010

It wasn’t pretty, but Thomas Millar and Leif Karlberg of Anchorage did what they could Saturday to help NAIA powerhouse The Master’s College beat up Hope International 60-42 and keep its playoff home game aspirations alive. The pair totaled 14 points despite 5-for-16 shooting from the floor. Millar, a 6-foot-4 starting senior forward, scored seven… Read more »

Butler, Cousin win 11th straight (Basketball)

February 20, 2010

Anchorage’s Anthony Cousin notched double figures tonight as No. 21 Butler Community College won its 11th consecutive game with an 89-71 win over host Pratt in NJCAA action. The victory pushed Butler closer to clinching the Jayhawk West Conference championship, giving the Grizzlies a one-game cushion with two league games left. Cousin, a 5-foot-11 freshman… Read more »

No. 3 Nebraska turns to Griffin (Basketball)

Alaskan Kelsey Griffin had the kind of game you dream about today, helping the University of Nebraska continue a dream season. The 6-foot-2 Eagle River native poured in 18 of her 25 points in the second half to rescue the third-ranked Huskers in an 89-73 victory over Colorado in Big 12 action. Nebraska is now… Read more »

Boozer stays huge in February (Basketball)

Now that the NBA trade deadline has come and gone, Carlos Boozer will continue to call Utah home. And that’s just fine with him. The Alaskan All-Star rewarded the Jazz for sticking with him last night in his first game after the deadline, pumping in 30 points and grabbing 16 rebounds in a 100-89 win… Read more »

Chalmers returns with big game (Basketball)

Mario Chalmers was back on the court for the Miami Heat last night, and his timing couldn’t have been better. The second-year NBA point guard from Anchorage returned after missing the previous nine games with a bum thumb on his left hand, helping the Heat beat Memphis 100-87 in 2OT without Dwyane Wade and Rafer… Read more »

Watch KTUU for nightly bios (Hall of Fame)

February 18, 2010

Starting tonight, Alaska’s most watched newscast will spotlight the Class of 2010 of the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame. KTUU Channel 2 News will air an inductee biography nightly leading up to Thursday’s ceremony in downtown Anchorage. Tune in on your TV at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. or watch online here. The Hall of… Read more »

As Rhea nears mark, she credits others (Basketball)

February 17, 2010

Alaskan Talisa Rhea is on the verge of breaking the Oregon State University career 3-point record, a hallowed mark that should reign in praise like she rains in jumpers. Yet she can’t stop promoting the people around her. “It’s definitely a team thing because without my teammates, without my coaches, I wouldn’t even have the… Read more »

Cousin gaining steam for Butler CC (Basketball)

February 16, 2010

Butler Community College freshman Anthony Cousin of Anchorage drives the lane during a recent victory over No. 22 Seward Country at the Power Plant. Butler (22-4) has won eight straight games to climb all the way to No. 16 in the NJCAA national poll. Cousin, a former all-state guard at South High, is scoring 12.4… Read more »